What’s On in November?

Whether you are here for business, time with the family or loved one or just for a well earned break, the Holiday Inn Express Gibraltar - Barrios is the ideal place to stay and relax.

Please see the events below which are taking place in Gibraltar this November:
  

Fiesta Nacional de Todos los Santos

Date: 1st November 2016

La Fiesta Nacional de Todos los Santos is celebrated throughout Spain, for the dead who have overcome purgatory and are enjoying eternal life in God’s presence. The graves of loved ones will be visited, left flowers, and prayed for. Those part-taking in the day will also eat sweets typical of the holiday, such as ‘Bones of the Saint’ and ‘Nun’s Puffs’. The Bones of the Saint is a dessert made of white, elongated, and cylindrical marzipan stuffed with sweet egg yolk. The Nun’s Puffs are fritters often filled with cream or chocolate.

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Opera La Boheme

Venue: The Conference Centre, La Línea de la Concepción

Date: 2nd November 2016

Be swept away by the love story of seamstress Mimi and poet Rodolfo who begin a romance, which Rodolfo soon regrets due to Mimi’s flirtatious behaviour, but feels he must stay with her due to her illness. The opera is one of the most represented in the operatic repertoire, and is known to be a stunning performance with powerful soprano voices.

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VII Enduro Arró San Roque

Date: 12th – 13th November 2016

This year, 300 drivers will be waiting on the starting grid for VII Enduro Arró 2016 San Roque, making this a record number of participants. The Arró Enduro San Roque is one of San Roque’s strongest sports, which saw two hundred bikers from across the country last year.

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1er Encuentro Caballista

Venue: Plaza de Toros, Algeciras

Date: 12th November 2016

An event bringing horse-riders, horses, and fans together. There will be live music and an exhibition of dressage and horse-racing to keep everyone entertained throughout the day.

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Historical Tour

Venue: South Port Gate

Date: 12th November 2016 at 10am

Discover Gibraltar in a way that you never have before. Organised by the Gibraltar Heritage Trust, join Manolo Galliano on this historical tour of Southern Main Street.

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The History of the Rock

Venue: Congress Palace, La Linea de la Concepción

Date: 18th November 2016 from 8pm

Be enthralled by History of Rock, a powerful spectacle, as it celebrates rock and roll from its origins, in the 50’s, until today. You’ll be able to hear your favourite rock songs performed by the bands who have accompanied rock legends, such as George Michael and Rick Wakeman, around the world.

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Christmas Lights Festival

Date: 18th November From: 6.00pm - 9.00pm

Venue: John Mackintosh Square

The official switching-on ceremony of the Christmas illuminations is a great fun-filled family event organised by the Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Gibraltar Electricity Authority. With the addition of a live show featuring local dancers, singers and choirs, plus, a special appearance from Father Christmas and his Elves! There will also be opportunity for the children to visit him in his grotto.

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Convent Christmas Fair

Venue: The Convent

Date : 24th November – 12am – 7pm

The Convent Christmas Fair is ideal for those eager to get into the spirit of the Christmas season. Set in the beautiful Convent, the Fair has a charm of its own.

With more than 40 festively decorated stalls, offering traditionally handcrafted jewellery, elaborate Christmas decorations, culinary delights, fashion and beauty treats and brilliant gift ideas and stocking-fillers, this is the perfect event to kick start the festive season.

There will also be a Santa’s Grotto for children, delicious refreshments served all afternoon, including mince pies and mulled wine, followed by a performance from St Bernard’s First School will be singing Christmas carols.

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David de Maria Live

Venue: La Línea de la Concepción

Date: 25th November 2016

David de Maria is touring with his new album, ‘Seventh Heaven’, featuring his hit single ‘And If You Go’. David’s tour will cover much of Spain, but he is only in Cádiz for one night!

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I Cross Pinar del Rey

Venue: Pinar del Rey, San Roque

Date: 26th November 2016

Whether you’re part-taking or not, the runners at Pinar del Rey would love the support! With two circuits, once measured at 1km and the other at 2km, this event will sure be tiring.

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What a perfect way to relax at the end of the day to anovernight stay at the Holiday Inn Express Gibraltar - Barrios?


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